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The Poplar Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-12

At A Glance

The Poplar Foundation

(formerly The Longleaf Foundation)

6410 Poplar Ave., Ste. 720

Memphis, TN United States 38119-4843

Telephone: (901) 818-5195

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $279,251,300

Total giving: $25,293,068

EIN

621586727

BRIDGE Number

1176305880

Background

Established in 1994 in TN - Founded by Joseph L. Ott and O. Mason Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins is the founder, Chairman and C.E.O. of Southeastern Asset Management, an employee owned investment company.

Purpose and Activities

Funding primarily for youth services and education.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Health
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $279,251,300 (market value)

Gifts received: $13,000,000

Expenditures: $26,788,848

Total giving: $25,293,068

Qualifying distributions: $26,329,393